LIVE GAME BLOG: Flames at Blue Jackets

Minute-by-minute updates from The Flames' tilt in Columbus

Friday, 04.10.2013 / 5:00 PM
Jason Johnson  - CalgaryFlames.com (@jay__jo)

FINAL - FLAMES 4 AT BLUE JACKETS 3

SHOTS ON GOAL - FLAMES 30 - BLUE JACKETS 32

PRE-GAME NOTES

The Calgary Flames close out their inaugural 2013-14 road trip with a game in Columbus against the Blue Jackets.

Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Flames:

Glencross- Colborne- Stempniak

Galiardi- Backlund- Hudler

Baertschi- Monahan- Jones

Bouma- Street- McGrattan

Giordano- Brodie

Russell- Wideman

O'Brien- Butler

MacDonald

*Note: Matt Stajan will miss tonight and is listed as week-to-week. Joe Colborne will slot in.

FIRST PERIOD

20:00 - We're underway in Columbus! | CGY 0 CLB 0

17:27 - Flames GOAL! - Sean Monahan drives the net and deposits a rebound to score his first NHL goal! Stempniak and Baertschi with assists. | CGY 1 CLB 0

15:50 - Flames Penalty - Shane O'Brien gets called for interference taking out Boone Jenner. | CGY 1 CLB 0 |

15:50 - Blue Jackets Goal - Marian Gaborik with a nice cross-ice feed to Jack johnson who one-times it from the has marks and beats a sprawling Joey MacDonald for the powerplay marker. | CGY 1 CLB 1

12:04 - Flames GOAL! - TJ Galiardi converts on a breakway with a beautiful backhand right under the bar! - Unassisted | CGY 2 CLB 1

08:17 - Flames Penalty - Joe Colborne gets whistles for boarding taking out former Flame Blake Comeau. | CGY 2 CLB 1

04:40 -Blue Jackets Goal - Marian Gaborik bats the puck in standing beside the Flames net to tie the game. | CGY 2 CLB 2

02:40 -Blue Jackets Penalty - Jack Johnson drops Brian McGrattan in the neutral zone and is charged for clipping. | CGY 2 CLB 2

SECOND PERIOD

20:00 -The middle frame is underway! | CGY 2 CLB 2 |

10:06 - Flames penalty - Ben Street gets caught for tripping Boone Jenner. Jackets to the PP | CGY 2 CLB 2 |

THIRD PERIOD

20:00 - The third period has started in Columbus! | CGY 2 CLB 2 |

17:53 - Shane O'Brien and RJ Umberger tangle and chirp - each get tagged for unsportsmanline conduct | CGY 2 CLB 2 |

14:10 - Columbus penalty - Johansen gets called for tripping. The Flames will go on their 3rd pweroplay | CGY 2 CLB 2 |

7:50 - Flames GOAL! - Jiri Hudler with an absolute bullet of a slap shot give the Flames a 3-2 lead! Galiardi and Backlund with assists! | CGY 3 CLB 2 |

6:08 - Flames GOAL! - Curtis Glencross coverts a cross-crease pass from David Jones to open up a two-goal cushion! | CGY 4 CLB 2 |

4:43 - Columbus Goal - Anisimov stuffs home the Jackets third goal to cut the Flames lead to one | CGY 4 CLB 3 |

1:09 - Columbus penalty - Jack Johnson takes out Galiardi who is on a partial break looking for an empty net goal | CGY 4 CLB 3 |

0:00 - FLAMES WIN! - The Flames come away from their season-opening two-game road trip with 3 of 4 points | CGY 4 CLB 3

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